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When Your Child Is the Bully

“Parents can be left wondering how this behavior started and how they didn’t notice it sooner.”

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11 Reasons You Can’t Wait for School to Start

Summer is glorious but we’re not gonna’ lie: there are times when we can’t wait for school to be back in session. Here are 11 reasons why.

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These Mermaid Bracelets Can Help Kids Stay Focused (and They’re Totally Adorable)

These bracelets are the new fidget spinner and they’re way less annoying.

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Slip Slide to the Skirball This Summer for Paul Simon & “The Park”

There must be 50 ways to explore the Skirball, and this summer you’ll want to start with the songs of Paul Simon and a whole lot of “The Park.”

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‘Double Dare’ Host Reveals What Nickelodeon’s Slime Is Actually Made Of

The secret recipe for Nickelodeon’s famous neon goop was just exposed and it’s easier to make than you thought.

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Less Class Time and More Play Means Better Learning at This School

 

photo: Shared Schoolyard Project
At Eagle Mountain Elementary School in Fort Worth, Texas the youngest students have become a little less squirmy and much more attentive thanks to an experiment in play. The kindergarteners and first graders spend time…

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Here’s Why You Can’t Find Elmer’s Glue Anywhere

Read on to find out where all that glue is going and why you might want to stock some up yourself.

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Shocking Research Uncovers Only Eight States Require Time for Recess

 

photo: Shared Schoolyard Project
Understanding recess should be pretty simple, right? Kids gleefully head outside to run, play, and burn off all that pent up energy between spelling tests and multiplication lessons. According to new guidelines, however, that short…

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I Can’t Do It All

I missed the very first time my 6-year-old daughter scored a goal.
She played hockey for 7 months last season, and I was at every single game. I enjoy watching her have fun. I love seeing her master new skills.…

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Secret School Playgrounds Open for Weekend Fun

Is your playground routine played out? Spice it up by sneaking into one of these schoolyard playgrounds this weekend.

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Walk the Walk: 7 Springtime Fun Runs & Walks

If your kids run circles around you on a daily basis, it’s time to channel that energy at a spring fun run or walk.

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Give Her a “Leg Up” with These Cool Leg Warmers

Remember your Flashdance days? Every time the water came splashing over Jennifer Beals, didn’t it just make you want to run out and grab every sloppy sweatshirt and pair of leggings you could find? Well, your Flashdance days have come…

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